Bishop T.D. Jakes says preaching the gospel of forgiveness is a sermon that never gets old or loses its meaning.
“Ethel Waters, for example, was the result of a forcible rape,” Huckabee said of the late American gospel singer.
Interestingly, precisely the same error appears in a 2002 online edition of the gospel of Thomas.
And fearing a primary challenge in Kentucky, McConnell is back to preaching the GOP gospel of reaction on the debt limit.
Lots of things I would have supposed were right were wrong, just things you would absolutely take as gospel are not true.
Where the gospel is unknown, there is nothing too improbable to be received.
The gospel which laps us in peace and puts it in our hearts makes us soldiers.
I never thought I'd see you takin' up with these gospel pedlers.
If your gospel is not that, you have yet to learn the deepest secret of His power.
Every minister of the gospel is a “drawer of water,” to his congregation, from the “Spiritual Rock” which follows the church.
Old English godspel "gospel, glad tidings announced by Jesus; one of the four gospels," from god "good" (see good) + spel "story, message" (see spell (n.)); translation of Latin bona adnuntiatio, itself a translation of Greek euangelion "reward for bringing good news."
The first element of the Old English word had a long "o," but it shifted under mistaken association with God. The word passed early from English to continental Germanic languages in forms that clearly indicate the first element had shifted to "God," e.g. Old Saxon godspell, Old High German gotspell, Old Norse goðspiall. Used of anything as true as the Gospel from mid-13c. Gospel-gossip was Addison's word ("Spectator," 1711) for "one who is always talking of sermons, texts, etc."
The absolute truth: His book's the gospel
a word of Anglo-Saxon origin, and meaning "God's spell", i.e., word of God, or rather, according to others, "good spell", i.e., good news. It is the rendering of the Greek _evangelion_, i.e., "good message." It denotes (1) "the welcome intelligence of salvation to man as preached by our Lord and his followers. (2.) It was afterwards transitively applied to each of the four histories of our Lord's life, published by those who are therefore called 'Evangelists', writers of the history of the gospel (the evangelion). (3.) The term is often used to express collectively the gospel doctrines; and 'preaching the gospel' is often used to include not only the proclaiming of the good tidings, but the teaching men how to avail themselves of the offer of salvation, the declaring of all the truths, precepts, promises, and threatenings of Christianity." It is termed "the gospel of the grace of God" (Acts 20:24), "the gospel of the kingdom" (Matt. 4:23), "the gospel of Christ" (Rom. 1:16), "the gospel of peace (Eph. 6:15), "the glorious gospel," "the everlasting gospel," "the gospel of salvation" (Eph. 1:13).